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Burkina Faso: Small steps of an ambitious young man

AgribusinessTV November 12, 2021 1972 No Comments

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Yacouba OUEDRAOGO came to Burkina Faso from Cote d’Ivoire to continue his university studies, but things did not go as planned. He had to quit his studies and work to be financially stable. After working for a few years as a security guard, he made some savings and opened his restaurant. Thanks to his courage Read More

Burkina Faso: FASO ATTIEKE to transform the local cassava

AgribusinessTV January 15, 2019 3625 No Comments

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Florence BASSONO is an executive assistant by training. She created FASO ATTIEKE, a company that processes and markets local cassava. Being under threat of being sacked by her employer, Florence began to look for business ideas. She first tries trade, but it was a failure. This activity was not made for her. In a secon

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Burkina Faso: Dried attiéké to reduce waste

AgribusinessTV October 23, 2018 2905 No Comments

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In 2002, Sabine NANA and her friends left Côte d’Ivoire during the war. They are rebuilding their lives in Burkina Faso through the processing of cassava into fresh and dried attiéké (cassava couscous). Sabine and her friends started their business in shea butter and sprouted millet, but it was not profitable

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Cote d’Ivoire: The queen of “garba”

AgribusinessTV September 5, 2017 3414 No Comments

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Justine YAO did not get the chance to go to school. She has transformed her sewing workshop into production site for cassava semolina called “attieke”. With her sewing business, Justine was not able to cater for the needs of her family and pay the house rent by the end of each month. Therefore, she started Read More